PlayOn is a cloud DVR platform that allows you to record your favorite shows from 100+ streaming platforms, including Hulu, HBO Max, Prime Video, Netflix, and more. With PlayOn, you can record videos as well as download them to watch them offline. Moreover, you can skip the ads and record the videos in HD quality. Also, you can access the recorded contents on your Roku by adding the PlayOn channel.

PlayOn Subscription Plans and Pricing

PlayOn offers two subscription plans. They are:

PlayOn Cloud: $35 – You will get 300 credits which are 1 credit per recording.

PlayOn Home: $39.99 per year – You can record your favorites unlimitedly.

To subscribe to PlayOn, you can visit


1. To run PlayOn on your Roku, you need a subscription to it.

2. Next, you must have installed PlayOn on your PC.

3. You must have an active subscription to the participating streaming service in order to record its content.

Note: With the PlayOn app on Roku, you can only access the content you have already recorded on your PC via PlayOn.

How to Add PlayOn on Roku

1. Go to the Streaming Channels from the Roku home screen.

Select Streaming Channels

2. Next, select the Search Channels option.

Select Search Channels - PlayOn on Roku

3. From the virtual keyboard that appears on the screen, enter PlayOn and search for it.

4. Then, choose PlayOn from the suggestion list.

5. Hit the Add Channel button, and the adding process will start.

6. Once the adding process completes, select the OK button from the prompt.

7. After that, choose the Go to Channel option to launch PlayOn.

Alternative Method – Add PlayOn on Roku

Suppose if your Roku remote is not working, you can use the Roku app to navigate through and add channels on Roku.

1. Open the Roku app on your Android or iOS device.

Roku app for Android devices: Google Play Store

Roku app for iOS devices: App Store

2. Select the Profile icon and sign in to your Roku account.

3. Then, click on the Devices tab.

Select Devices

4. From the available devices list, choose your Roku device.

5. Next, select the Channels tab.

Tap on Channels

6. Choose Channel Store and search for PlayOn.

Select Channel Store

7. Select the PlayOn tile from the search result.

8. Choose Add Channels, and the request will be processed in 24 hours.

Note: If you want the request to be processed immediately, update Roku.

How to Use PlayOn on Roku

1. Launch the PlayOn channel after adding it.

2. Sign in to your PlayOn account.

3. Now, go to the recordings section.

4. Choose any recorded videos and stream them on Roku.

Stream PlayOn on Roku

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can PlayOn record live TV?

Yes, but you need to subscribe to PlayOn Home to record live TV via PlayOn.

2. Does PlayOn still work?

Yes, PlayOn works very well on Roku.